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File #: 2021-0038    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/12/2021 In control: Local Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 3/9/2021
Enactment date: 3/25/2021 Enactment #: 19245
Title: AN ORDINANCE approving the Northeast Sammamish Sewer and Water District Water System Plan Update for 2020.
Sponsors: Kathy Lambert
Indexes: Planning, Sammamish, City of, Water and Sewer Districts
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19245.pdf, 2. A. Northeast Sammamish Sewer and Water District Water System Plan Update November 2020, 3. 2021-0038 transmittal letter, 4. 2021-0038 Northeast Sammamish Sewer and Water District Water System Plan Update for 2020, 5. 2021-0038 fiscal note, 6. 2021-0038 Legislative Review Form, 7. 2021-0038_SR_NESammamishWater
Staff: Micklow, Andy
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Clerk 01/05/2021
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AN ORDINANCE approving the Northeast Sammamish Sewer and Water District Water System Plan Update for 2020.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. King County has adopted K.C.C. chapter 13.24, which requires approval of comprehensive plans for water utilities that distribute or obtain water in unincorporated King County as a prerequisite for operating in unincorporated King County, receiving approval for annexation proposals, being granted right-of-way franchises, and being given approval for right-of-way construction permits. K.C.C. 13.24.060 prescribes the requirements for approval of such plans, including consistency with state and local planning requirements.
2. RCW 57.16.010 requires that general comprehensive plans by special purpose districts be submitted to, and be approved by, the legislative authority within whose boundaries all or a portion of a utility lies.
3. Northeast Sammamish Sewer and Water District's service area is within King County and the district has adopted a comprehensive water system plan ("the plan"). The district's previous water system plan was prepared in 2011 and approved in 2012, then granted an extension in 2017.
4. King County has adopted a comprehensive plan that includes water supply policies in its provisions for facilities and services (policies F-101 through F-254) that call for consistency with other adopted plans, support for regional water supply planning, pursuit of reclaimed water, water conservation and protection of water resources.
5. K.C.C. chapter 13.24 requires the utilities technical review committee to review and make a recommendation to the King County executive and council on the plan and the requirements under K.C.C. chapter 13.24 and consistency with the King County Comprehensive Plan. The utilities technical review committee has reviewed the planning data and district's operations and has found:
a. The plan uses population and employment forecasts developed by the Puget Sou...

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